St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2022-025846
Date of original release: 07-07-22

Fatal Crash

Release posted on 07-07-22 at 10:09 a.m.

The deceased passenger has been identified as William Harris ( 02/06/1970, St Petersburg, FL). His family has been notified.

Release posted on 07-07-22 at 7:27 a.m.

Roads are now open to traffic.

Release posted on 07-07-22 at 6:51 a.m.

Investigators are still out at the scene of a serious crash at Central Avenue and 54th Street that occurred before midnight.

A pickup truck with four people crashed into a tree.

One person died and the three others have life-threatening injuries.

Central Ave is still closed at 54th. It should reopen in about an hour.

St. Petersburg Police Media Relations - (727) 893-7550
YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer